Kinder Surprise

I’ve been seeing Kinder Bueno chocolate bars in Manila, but never the Kinder Surprise. So when I read Peter Moore’s Vroom with a View, where he went through several Kinder Surprises to get the elusive green Vespa, the first question that came to my mind was, where can I get one?

I chanced upon a stack of Kinder Surprises inside a milkbar in Lancefield.

Kinder Surprise

Picking up one, I made a silent prayer that inside is a little green Vespa.

Kinder Surprise

It wasn’t. It was a green airplane, which is fitting I think, given my near-obsessive fascination over the Airbus A380 lately.

Kinder Surprise

Of course, thinking of Kinder Surprises and green Vespas made me think of Peter Moore so I headed on to his website to see what he’s up to lately. Great timing, I should say, as he’s scheduled to launch his latest book, Vroom by the Sea on the 21st of Novembe here in Melbourne. I may have missed The Cat Empire in Australia yet again, but I’m not letting this one pass. Hopefully, I can figure out how find that bookstore before the launch…

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Article by Nina Fuentes

Nina doesn't aim to travel to every country in the world -- she just wants to travel to the places that means the most to her. She started traveling in 2006, and hopes to travel for as long as she can. Her travel blog, Just Wandering won the Best Travel Blog in the 2010 Philippine Blog Awards and in the 2011 Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards.

This Article Has 5 Comments
  1. vickywicky says:

    hello! would you remember where you saw kinder bueno chocolate bars in manila? i tasted it for the first time in hong kong last week, and now i’m craving. i’d love to know if they’re available locally. thanks! :)

  2. nina says:

    Hey Vicky! I see it in most supermarkets, but you best bet would be Rustan’s Supermarket or Shopwise :)

  3. vickywicky says:

    that’s great! i’d be off to rustan’s in a while then, haha.

  4. Cat says:

    How did I miss this? LOL…

    When we were in Germany, they sold these in all the stores, but they were prohibited in the U.S., so we weren’t allowed to mail these. Choking hazard for kids. I wonder what else they have stuffed inside these chocolate eggs?

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